Unruly Women The Politics of Social and Sexual Control in the Old South
-By Victoria E. Bynum
Relevance: Our Curtis and Williford ancestors are the focus of a section of this book. Charlie Boone's wife was a descendant of the couple. Mary Liza's husband (Minnie's father, William Wright, Sr.) was the gradson of Peter Curtis and Susan Williford.
America's Forgotten Caste: Free Blacks in Antebellum Virginia and North Carolina -By John H. Russell
Relevance: To understand the world of Cuffie Mayo (father of Isabella Boone).
Article on Isabella (Mrs. Willis) Boon
The Western Sentinel (Winston-Salem, NC), 9 December 1886, p. 1, col. 1.
Article on Isabella (Mrs. Willis) Boone
The Torchlight (Oxford, NC), 13 August 1878, p. 3, col. 2.